AMHERST - A 13-year-old girl was transported to hospital early Monday following a vehicle-pedestrian accident near Steamboats on Highway 6.
Const. Dal Hutchinson of the Cumberland RCMP said police were called the accident at about 7:40 a.m. and that the girl was sent to hospital with undetermined injuried.
Krista Beck of Emergency Health Services said paramedics transported the unidentified female to the regional hospital and that the trip to the hospital was Code 1 with lights and sirens. Code 1 is for the highest priority calls.
The incident remains under investigation
It's the third car-pedestrian mishap in the Amherst area in the last few weeks, the most serious of which occurred when 59-year-old Bettie Rolfe died from injuries sustained in a car-pedestrian collision on East Pleasant Street in late November.